Surasashta, Surasāṣṭa: 4 definitions



Surasashta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Surasāṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Surasasta or Surasashta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Surasāṣṭa (सुरसाष्ट).—m.

(-ṣṭaḥ) A class of eight plants, viz:— “nirguṇḍī tulasī brāhmī vṛhatī kaṇṭakārikā . punarnaveti munibhiḥ surasāṣṭaḥ prakīrttitaḥ ..” E. surasā a juicy plant, and aṣṭa eight.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Surasāṣṭa (सुरसाष्ट):—[=su-rasāṣṭa] [from su-rasa > su > su-yaj] n. a collective Name of 8 plants (viz. Nirguṇṭī, Tulasī, Brāhmī etc.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Surasāṣṭa (सुरसाष्ट):—[surasā+ṣṭa] (ṣṭaḥ) 1. m. A class of eight plants.

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Surasashta in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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